Members of the New Nigeria People’s Party, On Sunday, dumped Rabiu Kwankwaso, its presidential candidate to support Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The latest defection was members from the Minjibir and Ungogo local government areas of the state.
Findings revealed that the new defection was another set of its kind from the aforementioned LGAs.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje received scores of supporters who defected to the APC in the Minjibir and Ungogo areas.
It was gathered that the defecting supporters removed their symbolic Kwankwasiyya red caps and threw them over to the campaign podium amid thunderous ovations from the crowd.
According to them, APC was the only party to satisfy their yearnings and aspirations for a better Kano State and Nigeria.
Receiving the defectors, led by the leader of the Kwankwasiyya faithful in Minjibir.
Ibrahim Hamza, Mr Ganduje, the APC leader in Kano, welcomed them into the party and congratulated them for taking such a wise decision. He then commended the large turnout of people at the rally, describing it as unprecedented.
The governor, therefore, urged the people to vote massively for all the APC candidates in the forthcoming general elections. He then presented the APC flags to the candidates for the House of Representatives and the state assembly from the area.
Recalling previous elections, the APC chair in Kano, Abdullahi Abbas, said the APC had always won elections in Minjibir and Ungogo and would sustain the winning streak in the forthcoming general elections.
Mr Abbas further commended the mass turnout of APC supporters at the rally and urged the electorate to continue voting for the APC for their growth and development.